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Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor, Department of History. Photo submitted.

National Endowment for the Humanities Provides Funds for University Research
Jun 21, 2022

Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor, Department of History has been named one recipient of funds distributed by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

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Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Levine Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies, Department of History. Photo by University Communications.

Resisting Persecution: Jews and Their Petitions during the Holocaust
Jun 20, 2022

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Levine Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, Department of History, has recently published a new article in the Journal of Holocaust Research.

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Students reading on campus. Photo by University Communications.

English Department Hosts Inaugural Summer Institute for Teaching Writing
Jun 15, 2022

English Department Hosts Inaugural Summer Institute for Teaching Writing  College News, Faculty and Staff, Students
 Dr. Vicky Klima, professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at App State and faculty member in the university’s Honors College. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Dr. Vicky Klima honored with regional award for distinguished teaching in mathematics
Jun 13, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Vicky Klima has been recognized with the Southeastern Section 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award, conferred by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

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Carla Ramsdell, pre-engineering advisor, practitioner in residence, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Photo by University Communications.

Food physicist offers Earth Day cooking tips
Jun 9, 2022

Cooking may never be the same.

That, at least, is the hope of food physicist and educator Carla Ramsdell of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

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Gabby Brown, an App State senior from Raleigh, is majoring in English–professional writing with minors in Spanish and communication. After graduating from App State, she plans to pursue her Master of Science in technical communication at North Carolina State University. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

Technical writing is like ‘working out a puzzle’ for App State senior
Jun 8, 2022

Gabby Brown loves the challenge of transforming complex subjects into simple language — so that anyone can understand them.

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The Ecological Society of America logo. Graphic submitted.

Ecological Society of America announces 2022 award recipients
Jun 2, 2022

The Ecological Society of America is pleased to announce the winners of its 2022 awards, which recognize outstanding contributions to ecology in new discoveries, teaching, sustainability, diversity and lifelong commitment to the profession.

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How does extreme weather — tornadoes, hurricanes and heat waves — contribute to health crises in young people? Appalachian State University’s Dr. Maggie Sugg and Dr. Jennifer Runkle in the Department of Geography and Planning secured a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to find answers to that question. Vecteezy/eskystudio image

How does extreme weather impact mental health? App State research team awarded grant to find answers
Jun 1, 2022

Hurricanes, wildfires and heat waves: How does extreme weather contribute to health crises in young people?

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